Standardisation in the Digital Single Market – before and after 2020

Standardisation in the Digital Single Market – before and after 2020

Standardization issues in the new technological environment are of increasing relevance for Europe. “Media 21” Foundation presents excerpts from the latest European documents compiled by the information society expert dipl.eng Anelia Dimova, Bulgaria. The process of European Standardisation  The objective that European standardisation pursues is to agree on a set of common specifications and/or procedures…

Election cybersecurity: challenges and opportunities

Election cybersecurity: challenges and opportunities

Paper presents ENISA’s opinion on the cybersecurity of elections and provides concrete and forward-looking recommendations to improve the cybersecurity of electoral processes in the EU. Recomendations 1 Digital Service Providers, social media, online platforms and messaging service providers are advised to deploy technology that will identify unusual traffic patterns that could be associated with the…

Purchased protest?

Suspicion that Google pays Internet celebrities for pushing their agenda has existed for a long time. But German journalist Constantin van Lijnden discovered how the technology giant had found its way to youtubers. He explains this in his article “Purchased Protest?”. According to:Lijnden, several German Youtubers received a financial offer from the non-profit organization Create…